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Local art exhibit to open at Ellwood House Museum

May 23, 2019 GMT

DeKALB – The Ellwood House Museum is celebrating the beauty and complexity of DeKalb County by hosting an exhibition of artwork created by local artists.

Twenty-two artists will showcase their work until July 7 in the second-floor museum galleries of the Ellwood House Visitor Center. The group exhibition is titled “Depicting DeKalb County.” Fifty-two works of various media will be on display, and most are available for purchase. An opening reception is scheduled from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

There is no charge to attend and view the artwork.

The contributing artists are Gary Bellert, Carol Bingham, Larry L. Bond, Richard Born, Pam Bradford, Cliff Cleland, Richard M. Cooler, Tracy Coyle, Noel (Brye) Davis, Daniel Grych, Jordyn Jackson, Sara Lamberty, Christine Myroth, Erin K. Nolan, Tim O’Shaughnessy, Linda Thornton Peterson, Alec Rossiter, Tamara Shriver, Alfred Stark, Barbara L. Taylor and Sarah Tobias.


“Depicting DeKalb County” is a companion exhibit to the DeKalb County History Center’s exhibit – “Crossroads: Change in Rural America.” The center’s hours and exhibit information can be found at dekalbcountyhistory.org.

The Ellwood House Museum is at 509 N. First St. in DeKalb. Visitor Center operating hours are

12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

For information, visit ellwoodhouse.org or call 815-756-4609.